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Widows Nest, Worlingworth

Description: Widows Nest

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281408

OS Grid Reference: TM2165568545
OS Grid Coordinates: 621655, 268545
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2704, 1.2473

Location: Shop Street, Worlingworth, Suffolk IP13 7HT

Locality: Worlingworth
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7HT

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
5/127 Widows Nest
House. C15 with early C20 addition to west. Timber framed and plastered; some
old panelled plasterwork to north. Pantiled roof. 1½ storeys. Various C19
casement windows; one gabled dormer to south. Boarded entrance door to north,
set in original cross-entry doorway with hollow-moulded 2-centre arched head.
Internal stack, at junction with adjacent house (q.v. Item 5/128): plain C16-
C17 shaft set just to north of roof ridge, the upper portion rebuilt C19.
Early C20 addition is in common brick, also pantiled. The house comprises a
2-bay former open hall, the service end to the west now lost. Sooted studding
is exposed at first floor level; tension braces in lower gable end. Both
cross-entry doorways are intact together with one service doorway, the second
removed; all have 2-centre arches, the jamb and arch formed from a single
blade. Most of the open truss is concealed: octagonal crown-post with runt
outs to a plain square base. Stack inserted into upper bay of hall. Inserted
floor has axial bridging beam, the joists concealed.

Listing NGR: TM2165568545

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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